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May 10, 2016

 

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Icy Pingos

Pingos are icy mounds that grow upwards from permafrost under the soil.

December 22, 2015

 

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Salt vs. Ice

Salt clears up an icy sidewalk by lowering the freezing point of water.

April 16, 2015

 

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Frozen Fish

When frozen in water, fish remain in a state of suspended animation until spring melts the ice away.

November 24, 2014

 

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Why Icicles Are Wavy

Icicles are lopsided formations, by nature. Here's why:

March 4, 2014

 

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Why Operating Rooms Are So Cold

Ever wonder why operating rooms are so cold? Find out on today's A Moment Of Science.

July 26, 2013

 

Yum, ice cream sounds like a tasty treat, right?

Ice Cream Is Not So Simple!

Milk, sugar, cream, maybe some strawberries. What could be simpler?

February 19, 2013

 

Have you ever tried to freeze lettuce? What happened?

Why Lettuce Should NOT Be Frozen

A Moment of Science wonders, why isn't there any frozen lettuce?

April 27, 2012

 

Yum! Keep this bread from going stale!

How To Keep Bread From Going Stale

Don't try to store a loaf of bread in the refrigerator if you want it to stay fresh--refrigeration is the quickest way to make bread go stale.

April 12, 2012

 

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Bare Feet: Why So Warm

What keeps penguin's feet from freezing? Penguins' feet don't freeze because of the blood circulating in them.

December 5, 2011

 

An adorable (and warm!) painted turtle.

Painted Turtles Have A Natural Antifreeze

Although painted turtles don't have much else in common with automobiles, their wintertime coping strategies include antifreeze, too.

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